The Prom

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Star-studded, slightly edgy musical is all about acceptance.

PG-13 2020 132 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 35 reviews

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age 18+


Not appropriate for kids unless you want to encourage drug use, terrible language, divisive rhetoric and isolating a group of people.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 11+

Rich with positive messages

The rare mild curses and adults referencing drinking are easily overpowered by the positive messages about self-love, advocacy, acceptance, by-standing vs standing up, among many other rich lessons in this movie. And just so fun. As a school counselor and a parent, this would be a great one to watch with your kiddos in middle school+ to spark some great drive-by family discussions.

This title has:

Great messages

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